The Neuroscience Program at Lafayette College invites applications for a one-semester Visiting Assistant Professor position for the Spring 2020 term. We seek a candidate who can teach introductory and advanced courses in Neuroscience. An interest and ability to teach Introduction to Neuroscience, Neurobiology, Physiological Psychology, or Advanced Neuroscience is desirable. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in a relevant field and experience teaching undergraduate students. Applicants who are nearing completion of their Ph.D (ABD) will also be considered.
Lafayette College is a highly selective private undergraduate college with academic programs and opportunities characteristic of larger institutions. The College is approximately 70 miles from both New York City and Philadelphia. More information about the department is available at http://neuroscience.lafayette.edu. Lafayette College is committed to creating a diverse community: one that is inclusive and responsive, and is supportive of each and all its students, staff, and faculty. All members of the College community share a responsibility for creating, maintaining, and developing a learning environment in which difference is valued, equity is sought, and inclusiveness is practiced. Lafayette College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.
Applications should be submitted via the website: apply.interfolio.com/59894
Candidates must submit a cover letter describing their teaching history and interests, a curriculum vitae, and arrange for three confidential letters of recommendations to be submitted through the Interfolio web site. In your cover letter, please address how your teaching and research would support Lafayette’s commitment to diversity and inclusion as articulated in the College’s diversity statement (http://www.lafayette.edu/about/diversity-statement). Questions may be addressed to Lisa Gabel, Chair of the Neuroscience Program (firstname.lastname@example.org). Review of completed applications will begin July 29, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.
Applicants must have a Ph.D. in a relevant field and experience teaching undergraduates. Applicants who are nearing completion of their Ph.D (ABD) will also be considered.
We seek applicants who can teach courses within the core of our neuroscience major. These courses include Introduction to Neuroscience, Physiological Psychology II, Neurobiology, and Advanced Neuroscience. The applicant should be able to teach some, but will not teach all courses, within the core.